VOLUNTARY HIV-SCREENING AT THE FIRST PRENATAL VISIT

Authors

  • Joanne Middleton CNM, PHD

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    • Joanne Middleton has been the Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Service at University Hospital, Health Science Center at Brooklyn (formerly Downstate Medical Center), since 1973. She completed her PhD at New York University in 1984.


Nurse-Midwifery Service, State University of New York/Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203.

ABSTRACT

The evolution of screening mechanisms, the patient outcomes, and CNM reactions to a voluntary HIV screening at the first prenatal visit are briefly reviewed.

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